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Large shipment of breeders departs Darwin for Indonesia

James Nason, 19 December 2016

A large shipment of heifers, believed to be the biggest single delivery of breeding cattle exported from Australia to Indonesia, will depart Darwin for Surabaya this week.

Indonesia abolishes cattle import quotas: trade minister

James Nason, 27 September 2016

There are now strong indications ships will begin moving from Australia to Indonesia this weekend, following an announcement from Indonesia’s trade minister overnight that the country has now formally abandoned its current quota system.

T2 Indo cattle import permits finally released

James Nason, 12 May 2016

Permits for second trimester cattle imports to Indonesia have been distributed to importers, allowing shipments for the May to August period to finally get underway.

Indonesia to extend validity of cattle import permits

James Nason, 09 February 2016

Livestock exporters have welcomed indications that Indonesia will extend the validity of cattle import permits from three months to four months.

Confusion surrounds Indonesian permit periods

James Nason, 14 January 2016

The book has not yet closed on opening Indonesian cattle import permits for 2016, with exporters finding to their surprise that the new permits issued earlier this week are valid for only three months, not the extended four month period they had been expecting.

Indo ministers meet to discuss 2016 import permits

James Nason, 30 December 2015

Indonesian ministers meeting in Jakarta this week have reportedl set 2016 cattle import quotas at 600,000 head, slightly below the volume imported in 2015.

Indo eyes 700,000 cattle for 2016, importers still awaiting permits

James Nason, 09 December 2015

The Indonesian Government has provided its first indication as to how many cattle it intends to import in 2016, but importers are still yet to learn how many permits they will be allocated for the first and crucial pre-Ramadan period from January to April.

Indonesia’s ministry of trade releases Q4 import permits overnight

James Nason, 29 September 2015

After weeks of speculation about fourth quarter cattle import volumes by Indonesia, confirmation was received last night when the country’s Ministry of Trade began releasing permits to importers.

Annual live cattle permits on Robb’s agenda for Jakarta visit

James Nason, 21 September 2015

Australian livestock exporters hope a visit to Jakarta by Australian trade minister Andrew Robb today can help to get discussions about annual import permit allocations back on the agenda.

Exporters on horns of Indonesian permit dilemma

James Nason, 14 September 2015

Shrinking supplies of cattle and continued uncertainty as to when and how many import permits will be released by Indonesia for the fourth quarter has cattle exporters stuck on the horns of a dilemma.